James Cameron won Best Director for his science-fiction/action film Avatar, which also won Best Motion Picture-Drama, beating other critics’ favorites, Inglourious Basterds, Precious and Up In The Air. Best Motion Picture – Comedy was awarded to Warner Bros. Pictures’ absurdist road-trip, The Hangover.
Disney/Pixar’s animated geriatric adventure Up won Best Animated Feature Film, edging out notable competition including Twentieth-Century Fox’s Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Best Foreign Language Film was awarded to Sony Pictures Classics’ The White Ribbon (Das Weisse Band – Eine Deutsche Kindergeschichte).
Other winners in the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards:
Sandra Bullock took Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for The Blind Side.
Jeff Bridges won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for Crazy Heart.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical was awarded to Meryl Streep for her uncanny performance as the legendary Julia Child in Julie & Julia.
Robert Downey, Jr., won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, for his role as the famed inspector in Sherlock Holmes.
Best Performances by an Actress and Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture were taken by Mo’Nique (Precious) and Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds), respectively.
Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner shared the award for Best Screenplay for their coming-of-middle-age comedy/drama, Up In The Air.
The annual Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding contributions in the world of entertainment was given to Martin Scorsese, whose body of work spans three decades.
More information and the full list of this year’s winners can be found at the Official Site of the Golden Globes.